ENGLISH LANGUAGE FOR INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY

Second cycle degree in TECHNIQUES, HERITAGE, INDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPES

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: LUCIA BROETTO

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 3


Syllabus
Prerequisites: B1+ level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL)
Examination methods: The final exam consists of two different parts with the following separate tests:
-written test
(reading comprehension test)
-oral test
(a short presentation of the student's project and a report about one of the topics dealt with during the course)
Course unit contents: -Industrial Archaeology: an introduction
-Definition of INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE
-Industrial Archaeology: different fields of investigation
-Mine workings and mining history
-The new factory system: textile mills in the Derwent Valley
-New machines: the Arkwright inventions
-Company towns: Crespi d’Adda
-The Royal Mint Mill of Segovia (history of the mint and restoration)
-Salt mines in Poland: from history to the present day
-Industrial Heritage in South Africa
Contents could be modified and/or integrated with texts concerning topics connected with the students’projects.